Webster's graduate programs are for students who have earned a primary degree at a recognized institution and would like to pursue an internationally recognized graduate degree to further their knowledge and prepare for career advancement.
The graduate degree is the second university diploma and requires an undergraduate university diploma (BA, BS) or the equivalent thereof to be completed before commencing the graduate program.
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)
An MA or MS allows students to deepen and develop their knowledge in a practical, specialized concentration. Each concentration comprises 7 to 9 core courses supplemented by 3 to 5 elective courses. Full-time students should plan on 15 to 18 months of study while part-time students can pace their programs to meet the demands of their personal and professional lives. MA programs may require a thesis in partial fulfillment of the degree program. MS in Finance students who have no academic background in accounting, economics, and/or statistics may be required to take up to 2 prerequisite courses in these subjects.
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
or with emphasis in:
Webster's MBA program offers a rigorous, comprehensive business education for career-minded adults who wish to enhance their professional development. Full-time students can complete the MBA without emphasis (12 courses) in 15 to 18 months. An MBA with an emphasis will take 18 to 24 months (16 to 18 courses). Part-time students can pace their programs to meet the demands of their personal and professional lives. Students who have no academic background in business, economics and accounting may be required to take up to 3 prerequisite courses.
The Webster MBA recognizes that three criteria are essential for thriving in the global economy
- Concepts –identifying the leading ideas
- Competence – implementation of those ideas
- Connections – access to a world-wide network of alumni and faculty with whom to exchange information and experiences
Webster University also offers an online MBA and other Master of Arts programs through its Academic Distance Learning Center.